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Massive crash shuts down I-35 NB at Benton City Road

Crash on I-35 at Benton City Road on Saturday, August 26, 2017. (Photo: Sinclair Broadcast Group)

UPDATE: The Texas Department of Transportation reports the accident scene at I-35 and Benton City Road is clear, but the northbound lanes remain closed for crash cleanup.

Bexar County Sheriff Javier Salazar said a deputy involved in the accident was taken to a hospital for treatment, but should be okay.

Salazar said the deputy was assisting another wreck on the northbound lanes of I-35 when another 18-wheeler rear-ended the crash scene.

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SAN ANTONIO - The Texas Department of Transportation closed the northbound lanes of I-35 at Benton City Road due to a massive crash. Reports indicated an 18-wheeler was involved.

Traffic is exiting the frontage road.

Preliminary information from the scene indicated one officer was involved in the crash. The officer was believed to be okay, but at least one other person in a vehicle was bleeding. That person's condition was not immediately known.

Two ambulances were seen leaving the area, but no other information was provided.

The Bexar County Sheriff's Office is at the scene.

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